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Qatar wins medals at military shooting competition in Italy

The Qatari Armed Forces shooting team won five medals at the 51th...

Thunderstorms, strong winds to continue until Monday

The country will continue to experience thunderstorms and strong...

Amiri Land Forces commander holds meetings

Amiri Land Forces Commander, Staff Major General Mohamed bin Ali...

An official writes a report in line with Article 7 of Law No 8 of 2008.

MEC shuts shop over fakes goods

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced the two-week...

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Ooredoo offers 30-day free data with iPhone XR pre-order

Ooredoo has announced that all customers who pre-order and purchase...


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No woman at Sabarimala temple for second day

Women between the ages of 10 and 50 stayed away from Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala for a second day yesterday following uneasy calm in Kerala amid a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by Hindu groups and the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Despite ‘big gaps’, Britain and EU talk up Brexit prospects

Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders yesterday voiced renewed confidence they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt.

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London’s black taxi cabs to launch in Paris next year

London’s black taxi cabs will hit the streets of Paris next year as the Chinese Geely-owned London Electric Vehicle Company continues its global expansion of the famous models.


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Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Islamic State (IS)...

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UN’s Syria envoy to step down at end of November

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said yesterday he would step down...

Turkish forensic police officers arrive at the Saudi Consulate for a second investigation in Istanbu

Turkish daily: audio recordings indicate Khashoggi tortured

A Turkish newspaper yesterday published what it said were details...

Civil Defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, carry a wounded man into a makeshift hospital

Evacuated Syrian White Helmets leave Jordan for western countries

Hundreds of members of the White Helmets - a volunteer Syrian search...


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Ericsson turns first profit in more than two years

Shares in Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson shot up by 5% in early trades yesterday after it posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings, turning its first net profit in more than two years. Ericsson’s net profit soared to 2.7bn kronor ($301mn, €261mn) during the period July-September, compared

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South Korea holds interest rates

South Korea’s central bank kept monetary policy steady yesterday for a seventh straight meeting, as it assessed new signs of softness in the economy and the potential fallout from global trade frictions.

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Woodside eyeing Browse gas project deal in 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd yesterday said it was aiming to bring forward the target date for approving the mammoth Browse gas project off northwest Australia by a year to 2020, with the $15bn cost estimate potentially being pared.

US

US energy exports to China plummet as Trump trade war bites

It’s probably not the kind of success US President Donald Trump had in mind, but his trade dispute with China has effectively killed off the burgeoning energy trade between the world’s two biggest economies.

Japan

Japan exports fall for first time since 2016 in Sept

Japan’s exports fell in September for the first time since 2016 as shipments to the United States and China declined, likely impeding third quarter economic growth and adding to concerns about the broadening impact of an escalating Sino-US trade war.

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Turkish budget sets out goal of economic rebalancing for 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed off on a proposed 2019 budget that promises to help the Middle East’s largest economy regain balance and financial stability while curbing consumer inflation.

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